Beau Grantier, MD has joined Southlake Orthopaedics and is seeing patients at the Grandview office. Grantier specializes in Sports Medicine non-surgical and is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He completed medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where is also obtained an Emergency Medicine Residency at UMMC and then went on to complete his Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville.
Through funding from the NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative (RADx), the University of Alabama at Birmingham will launch a community-based testing model in Jefferson County as part of an effort to improve access, uptake and follow-up to COVID-19 testing in underserved populations.
The Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) has chosen Lindsey Harris, DNP, FNP-BC to be the organization's president, making her the first person of color to hold the position since ASNA formed 107 year ago.
Chilton Medical Associates has named Barry Rowe as the Practice Administrator. With over 30 years of healthcare experience, Rowe joins the practice after serving as Director of Operations for American Family Care Urgent Care.
Robbie Hindman has joined Brookwood Baptist Medical Center as chief nursing officer (CNO) while continuing her role as CNO of the Brookwood Baptist Health System.
Keith Granger has announced his retirement from his role as CHSPSC President of Region 1, which includes hospitals in Alabama, Georgia and the Florida panhandle, at the end of 2020. Prior to this position, Granger served as CEO of Flowers Hospital in Dothan and Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham.
Erin Shaughnessy, MD has been named director of the division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children's of Alabama where she succeeds former division director Robert Pass, MD.
Jason Biddy, MBA, CMPE, the CEO of Urology Centers of Alabama, has been elected to serve as President of Alabama Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).
Mark Parker, MD, FACS has been elected to serve as President of the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Beau Grantier, MD has joined Southlake Orthopaedics and is seeing patients at the Grandview office. Grantier specializes in Sports Medicine non-surgical and is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
Adamsville Family Medicine has joined the Complete Health family of primary care practices, making it the second Complete Health practice in the Birmingham area, along with Birmingham Internal Medicine Associates.
The UAB Health System/Ascension St. Vincent's Alliance has seen both organizations named to the third-annual NRC Health Top 100 Consumer Loyalty list, which recognizes the top U.S. health care organizations for earning exceptional loyalty ratings from their patient populations.
On October 20, Cullman Regional Medical Center held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Cullman Regional Hartselle Health Center.
A collaborative study led by investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama showed that individuals who scored higher on a test designed to measure depressive symptoms had a higher stroke risk than those with lower scores.
Huntsville Hospital Health System (HH Health System) and Kailos Genetics, a HudsonAlpha Resident Company, have formed a partnership to offer Assure Sentinel™ testing for COVID-19 to North Alabama.
Urologist Thomas Dukovac, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group and is practicing with the Cullman Regional Urology Clinic at 1800 AL Hwy 157.
Two new physicians have joined the University Medical Center at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) results when the body's immune cells attack and destroy the beta cells of the pancreas that produce insulin. Researchers have long tried to unravel the signaling that provokes this attack.
Children's of Alabama was recognized by NRC Health as a recipient of its 2020 Excellence Award, which recognizes top-performing hospitals in overall patient-experience ratings.